A NEW Scottish campaign is being launched to gather support for rejoining the EU. A poll commissioned by the new group, which has yet to be named, found 63% of Scots support backing an extension to Brexit beyond the December 31 deadline.
SCOTLAND and Wales are to boycott a ministerial video conference with the UK after a Brexit extension was refused before a letter from the Scottish Government had even reached No 10.
Nicola Sturgeon says exiting the Brexit transition period at the end of the year would be "extraordinarily reckless".
Constitutional relations secretary Michael Russell warned of a 'catastrophic' recession due to Covid-19.
A no-deal Brexit later this year during winter and amid coronavirus would be ‘a vicious, and avoidable, combination of risks’ says Health Foundation.
Research suggests public support for transition period delay to help combat coronavirus.
The First Ministers of Scotland and Wales have written to Boris Johnson to request an extension to the Brexit transition period.
The government is to apply much less rigorous EU border checks on imports than it initially had planned, after the Brexit transition period finishes at the end of this year.
Sir Keir Starmer under pressure to back extension to transition period as Scottish Labour supports delay 04/06/2020
The Labour leader is the only opposition boss not to have called for the transition to be extended.
NICOLA Sturgeon has been urged by one of her predecessors to make a direct request to the European Union for a Scottish-only extension to the current transition period in order to protect the country from dealing with a No-Deal Brexit while fighting the coronavirus pandemic and an economic recession.
'The NI Assembly’s vote is a clear indication that Boris Johnson must rethink and do the right thing for those across the UK'
Sadiq Khan breaks Labour ranks to call for Brexit transition extension after coronavirus disruption 01/06/2020
Mayor of London calls for delay beyond the end of the year so businesses and public services will not have to face ‘another cliff edge in six months’ time’
Boris Johnson to get personally involved in Brexit talks as chief negotiator says he doesn’t answer to Dominic Cummings 26/05/2020
EU’s Michel Barnier writes to opposition leader repeating offer of two-year extension.
We must extend the Brexit trade negotiations – it is unforgivable to add more uncertainty on top of Covid-19 - Michael Heseltine 17/05/2020
Ian Blackford and Sir Ed Davey say extension will allow governments focus on Covid-19
The EU's chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, has been told there is "significant opposition" to the United Kingdom Government's refusal to consider extending the timetable for talks.
Delay Brexit and focus on tackling Covid-19 15/05/2020
Brexit is killing off music tours in EU and industry may not survive immigration crackdown, government warned 12/05/2020
More than two-thirds of musicians say bookings dried up because of visa red tape and cost – even before coronavirus struck
‘They can effectively blame Covid for everything’: What coronavirus means for Brexit talks 12/05/2020
The UK faces the “chilling prospect” of a no deal Brexit and a double blow to the economy because of the Government’s refusal to extend the transition period, Ian Blackford has warned.